Manufacturing, Logistics and Supply Chain articles

Manufacturing and Supply Chain IT articles comprising case studies, product information, opinion articles, reports, new contract wins, product launches, opinion from the trade associations, government departments, research analysts, the vendor community. These articles are about specific industry IT solutions and topics relating to how improvements and efficiency gains can be made by the use of information technology within supply chain applications.

All topics are covered in these articles which include ERP/MRP, Manufacturing Software, Advanced Planning, Demand Forecasting, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management Software, Automatic Identification/Datacapture, Voice-Directed Warehousing, Printing & LabellingTransport Management, Asset Management Software and Mobile Computing.

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March's EDX to feature the latest innovations in retail delivery, supply chain and fulfilment: Read the predictions

March's EDX to feature the latest innovations in retail delivery, supply chain and fulfilment: Read the predictions

2018 is set to be a challenging year for the Retail and Delivery industries, with customers' expectations ever rising: click-and-collect is set to grow by 55.6% over five years and eCommerce accounting 22.2% of retail sales, the highest share ever. Equally, inflationary pressures mean it is simply not good enough to pass the cost down to customers: retailers and couriers have to be increasingly imaginative about delivering more with fewer resources.

What is on-demand warehousing?

What is on-demand warehousing?

By Charlie Pool, CEO, Stowga.

The Oxford English Dictionary defines on-demand as "soon as or whenever required". In recent years the term 'on-demand' has become synonymous with technology: movies on demand, taxis on demand, dry cleaners on demand.... the list goes on. But on-demand warehousing? That's a new one.

Intrapay unveils fresh approach to the payments

Intrapay unveils fresh approach to the payments

Intrapay has introduced its purpose-built payment platform to the global payments sector, backed by a management team comprising some of the leading figures in the industry.

PervasID recognised as RFID finalists in Business Excellence Awards

PervasID recognised as RFID finalists in Business Excellence Awards

PervasID has been recognised as a finalist in the Cambridge News and Media Business Excellence awards given annually by Cambridge News and Media in association with Barclays Bank plc. Over 100 companies entered the 2018 awards and just 4 were selected as finalists.

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation’s need for business agility

88% of IT leaders unable to deliver on organisation’s need for business agility

A survey of senior IT decision-makers in large enterprises, commissioned by Coeus Consulting, found that IT leaders who can clearly demonstrate the cost and value of IT have greater influence over the strategic direction of the company and are best positioned to deliver business agility for digital transformation.

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

Armor shows its new OWA Business Inkjet range at the recent Paperworld trade fair

At the recently held Paperworld 2018 trade fair, the remanufactured print consumables specialist presentd its new Business Inkjet range, designed for professionals.

Manufacturing celebrates its stars at national award ceremony

Manufacturing celebrates its stars at national award ceremony

Dynamic manufacturers and talented apprentices from across the UK were recognised as national manufacturing champions at the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards held in London last week.

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Retailers reap major benefits though workforce technology investment

Neil Harvey, CTO of Kirona, considers the implications of the Industrial Strategy white paper on the retail sector and asks; is there such a thing as a perfect balance, and what benefits can technology have on workforce productivity?

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS' strategic alliance with Optricity offers peak warehouse performance to businesses challenged by consumer demand

WCS (Worldwide Chain Stores) and Optricity have announced a partnership that brings an advanced, integrated slotting offering to WCS' warehouse management system, CSnx.

Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

Automated parcel delivery – the future of last mile

By Matthew Robertson, Co-CEO NetDespatch.

I read a particularly interesting article this week. It focussed on technology and the changing face of delivery.

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